Archive for September, 2017

How Are Colored Diamonds Made?

When you think about diamonds, what comes to mind? If you’re like most folks, it likely involves clear and sparkly gems full of beauty, glamor, and Jewelry With Sentimental Meaning. However, diamonds aren’t limited to the white crystals you know and love. Our amazing...

Coins: A Brief History

In the age of “paying with plastic” and scanning your smartphone to buy coffee and just about everything else, it’s easy to forget whose face graces which United States coin. Do you remember which president is on a dime? How about the image on the reverse side of a...

What Are The Different Types Of Silver?

At Southwest Jewelry Buyers, we have a deep appreciation for silver. This Precious Metal, after all, has played an amazing role in the history of Arizona. It all started in 1855. The California Gold Rush had just ended, and gold was hard to find. So, miners explored...